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414 Possible Causes for Increased Appetite, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Diarrhea Poor weight gain or weight loss Bloating Poor appetite Increased gas, foul smelling stools Fatigue, pallor Vomiting What are the complications of intestinal failure[gikids.org] Among patients with short bowel syndrome, MMA levels may have limited specificity for vitamin B12 deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other complications include: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms such as nervous system problems Metabolic acidosis due to diarrhea[diagnose-me.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Signs of deficiencies may be apparent. There may be: Non-anaemic iron deficiency. Iron-deficiency anaemia. Folate deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency.[patient.info] Frequently used as diagnostic tools are also blood and other laboratory tests, which reveal possible deficiencies in the levels of lactose and vitamin B12.[symptoma.com] […] food in stools Vitamin B12 deficiency Malabsorption can also affect growth and development, and/or lead to certain illnesses.[puristat.com]

  • Diphyllobothrium Latum Infection

    (may be increased or decreased) (9) mechanical bowel obstruction (10) vomiting or defecating several proglottids or a whole worm Laboratory findings (1) mild eosinophilia[meducator3.net] A rare complication of chronic, small-intestinal involvement with D latum is the development of Vitamin B12 deficiency, characterized by anemia with or without neurologic[antiinfectivedrugs.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency with subsequent megaloblastic anemia may occur, but has not for several decades in D. latum infections, possibly because of improved nutrition .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Symptoms of muscle twitching, irritability, and/or increased urination. Poor appetite that does not improve. If you notice excessive sleepiness, confusion.[chemocare.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency is also associated with the dysfunction of central nervous system.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] therapy with HU showed that these patients had less adhesion to changes in insulin regimens to compare them with patients with hypoglycemia awareness, despite the observed increase[doi.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Vitamin B12 deficiency causes symptoms very similar to folate deficiency: megaloblastic anaemia, chronic tiredness, loss of appetite and mood disturbance.[doi.org] Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when the blood levels of vitamin B 12 drop below normal.[symptoma.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency causes haematological, gastrointestinal, psychiatric and neurological diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    Medications: Some medications intrinsically increase the weight and boost the appetite.[symptoma.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency after gastric bypass surgery for obesity. Ann Intern Med 1984; 101 : 501–502. 126. Simon SR, Zemel R, Betancourt S, Zidar BL.[doi.org] They alter the function of your body and brain, reducing metabolic rate or increasing appetite ( 14 , 15 ).[healthline.com]

  • Anemia

    Symptoms you may experience: Fatigue, weakness, irritability, pale skin, headaches, brittle nails, decreased appetite, increased susceptibility to infections, and a decreased[gluten.org] Decreased dietary intake, as a result of decreased appetite and food aversion, is the major cause of undernutrition in paediatric IBD.[doi.org] In contrast, vitamin B12 deficiency is almost always the result of malabsorption[ 49, 57 ].[dx.doi.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Clinical Presentation Classic triad of Diabetes Mellitus are polydipsia (increased thirst), polyphagia (increased appetite and ingestion), and polyuria (increased urination[physio-pedia.com] False elevations of HbA1C may occur with low RBC turnover (as occurs with iron, folate, or vitamin B12 deficiency anemia), high-dose aspirin, and high blood alcohol concentrations[merck.com] Vitamin and micronutrient deficiencies, such as vitamin D deficiency, may impact gastric emptying and, interestingly, some studies show a paradoxical worsening of gastric[doi.org]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    […] states (low levels of vitamin D, B2, B12, folic acid), gastrointestinal diseases (celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, inflammatory bowel disease), heart diseases[en.wikipedia.org] CbS usually converts homocysteine to cystathionine with the help of three cofactors including vitamin B12 and folic acid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diseases that may present similar to an anxiety disorder, including certain endocrine diseases (hypo- and hyperthyroidism, hyperprolactinemia), metabolic disorders (diabetes), deficiency[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Graves Disease

    appetite, rapid and irregular heartbeat, weight loss, goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), and change in menstrual cycles, and breast enlargement in men.[melbournethyroidcentre.com.au] B12 deficiency lupus , a chronic, long-term disorder that can affect many parts of your body Addison's disease, a hormonal disorder celiac disease , a digestive disorder[medicinenet.com] appetite diarrhoea palpitations (heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing) muscle weakness anxiety, restlessness, irritability and/or emotional instability[in.optelec.com]

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